Encounter is Omaha’s premier arts & culture magazine.

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Encounter Destinations

February 27, 2018 · Posted In: Destinations, Encounter

AKSARBEN VILLAGE Moving Day is coming to Aksarben Village in more ways than one. Moving Day is a national day created by the Parkinson’s Foundation that is dedicated to raising awareness about Parkinson’s Disease. It […]

Christy Chan

February 22, 2018 · Posted In: Art, Encounter, Lifestyle

This is the first in a series on artists in residency at The Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts. Christy Chan was at the tail end of her residency when we spoke; it started Sept. 20 and […]

Free Space

February 11, 2018 · Posted In: Art, Encounter, Lifestyle

Eli Rigatuso has a knack for uncovering beauty. He has been known to stop his car to investigate a particularly exceptional flower in somebody’s yard. He is a man who happily recounts being stopped in […]

Brand R/evolution

February 7, 2018 · Posted In: Encounter, Style

In the fall of 2016, Hannah Nodskov was in her final semester at the University of Nebraska at Omaha, studying entrepreneurship and marketing. She was also having a “weird crisis,” as she calls it. Her […]

Zed & Maynard

February 6, 2018 · Posted In: Art, Encounter, Fashion

Clothing J.W. Anderson & Salvation Army Photography by Bill Sitzmann Styled by Nicholas Wasserberger Modeled by Charlie Gonzales This article was printed in the January/February 2018 edition of Encounter.

The Boner Killerz

January 15, 2018 · Posted In: Encounter, Music

Make no mistake about it — Eris Koleszar, Cara Heacock, and Anna Schmidt knew what they were doing when they named their band The Boner Killerz. Koleszar, a big fan of musician/comedian Lane Moore, noticed a […]

Retro Glamour

January 12, 2018 · Posted In: Encounter, Fashion, Restaurants

The new Monarch Prime & Bar lends itself to bold and polished looks. Sleek silhouettes, tailored fits, a little bit of romance and everything that sparkles and shines make for a lush escape from the […]

One Piece at a Time

January 7, 2018 · Posted In: Art, Encounter

As tattoos become increasingly normalized, it’s clear they’re no longer for burly bikers or hardened criminals alone. They’re popping up on soccer moms, young professionals, and people of all social classes. The stigma that once […]

Triple Threat Plus One

December 28, 2017 · Posted In: Encounter, Entertainment, Music

As I sit on the patio of Roast Coffeehouse in Aksarben Village watching people go by while waiting to meet the Clark triplets, it hits me that even though I’ve seen them play in bars […]

Transitorily Yours

Posted In: Encounter, Opinion

I’m going to get real vulnerable here: When it comes to millennial stereotypes, I can verifiably say that I fit within the “coddled” category. Even though I grew up in the context of a middle-class […]


 
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